Screening Film

Blog

Review: Inherent Vice

Released: 2015 Running time: 149 minutes Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Genre: Action / Thriller / Crime Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson   The audience is a helpless passenger as Joaquin Phoenix’s character, Private Investigator Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, embarks on a psychedelic trip, seemingly naive to the dangers of the Californian underworld of […]

It Happened In Late Spring To The Selfish Giant Who Ate Duck Soup And Played The Hits.

This week’s picks are by Adam Scovell who decided on them in between watching episodes of Out Of The Unknown. Someone screen Out Of The Unknown please. www.celluloidwickerman.com A wide variety of films but all with one thing at their core; innovation. It seems almost a dirty word in popular cinema today (and it’s telling […]

Spanish film of the Year – Marshland (2014)

2014 has been an extraordinarily pleasing year for Spanish cinema; in particular for Seville-born director Alberto Rodríguez, whose neo-noir period thriller Marshland overwhelmingly dominated the 29th edition of the Spanish Academy Goya Awards. The film picked up 10 statuettes at the Saturday night gala, including best picture, director, actor and original screenplay, beating rivals Daniel […]

Violette

Released: 2013 Running time: 139 minutes Director: Martin Provost Genre: Biopic Language: French Cast: Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Gourmet In the bleak countryside Violette Leduc can be found living a life that echoes its surroundings. We are introduced to her as she hopelessly flees through a dreary wood, abandoning a suitcase which springs open […]

Love is in the air: Méliès, Wiseau, Fincher, Bogart and The Right One.

This week’s picks are by Alberto Serna, Spanish boy living in cosy Rotherhithe, London. A Trip To The Moon (1902) 11/02/2015 – 7:30 pm HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE – Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, E8 1HE Not a romantic movie per se, but a labour of love, A Trip To The Moon (1902) was George Méliè’s prove […]

COMPETITION CLOSED – WIN THE GUEST ON BLU RAY

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED The lucky winners were @2cokes1popcorn and @bananawoman61.   This week we’ve got two copies of Adam Wingard’s THE GUEST to give away on Blu-ray, courtesy of Icon Film Distribution. If you’ve not seen the film, it’s simply fantastic – 80s infused slasher with nods to other genres, and a brilliant […]

ROOM TO LET – THE GUEST – an with Icon Film Distribution

One of my favourite films of last year was Adam Wingard’s genre-hopping slasher THE GUEST. The film features Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens as David, an ex-soldier who turns up on the doorstep of a family, claiming to have been good friends with their late son. He ultimately is invited into the family, becoming a surrogate […]

Lynch, Hitchcock, Villeneuve and Bill Murray

This week’s picks are by Moxie McMurder , Roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag. Moxie picks her own top events for this week. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual. Groundhog Day – Triple Bill 02/02/2015 – 06:00 pm […]

Beyond Clueless and Tim Burton Season

Roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder picks her own top events for this week. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual.     Stations of The Cross Monday 26th January, 8pm Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden County High […]

Drag Queens, Lion Kings, Milkshake! – Highlights w/c 19th Jan

Roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder picks her own top five for this week. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual.   There Will Be Blood Tuesday 20 January · 8:15pm Phoenix Leicester – 4 Midland Street […]

Current Events